President Trump’s rushed decision to nominate federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has sparked an intense ad war and political battle. Republican leaders in Congress are touting the nominee’s professional credentials and readying the confirmation process, while Democrats are calling to block the nomination. They warn that Kavanaugh jeopardizes the protections of the Affordable Care Act and the right to abortion, and question his independence from the executive. José López Zamorano has the details from Washington.
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